All dogs can be potentially dangerous, however some dogs are more dangerous than others. Various types of breeds can be considerably stronger and larger than a person of average size. Training, socialization and proper care can make a significant impact, however some dogs are by years of breeding more aggressive. After in depth research and analyzing the studies performed by the American Veterinary Medical Association, the CDC, and the Humane Society of the United States, we have compiled the top ten most dangerous dog breeds.

10. Dalmatian

Dalmatians are very protective dogs and can be aggressive towards humans. They are very active and need lots of exercise. They have very sensitive natures and an excellent memory. This bred is famed for their intelligence, indepedence, and survival instincts.

Weight: 40-70 lbs.
Origin: Yugoslavia

9. Boxer

Unlike their name suggest, these dogs are not typically aggressive by nature. They are bright, energetic and playful breed. Boxers have been known to be "headstrong", which makes it a bit difficult to train them but with positive reinforcement techniques, Boxers often respond much better.

Weight: 50-70 lbs.
Origin: Germany

8. Presa Canario

Originally bred to guard and fight with cattle, an attack by this dog has been described as hopeless for the victim. They are a guardian breed with man-stopping ability, incredible power and a complete lack of fear.

Weight: 80-115 lbs.
Origin: Canary Islands

7. Chow Chow

These dogs can be aggressive if poorly bred. The Chow Chow may appear to be independent and aloof for much of the day but needs constant reinforcement.

Weight: 50-70 lbs.
Origin: China

6. Doberman Pinschers

Dobermans are great guard dogs for their alertness, intelligence and loyalty. They can be agressive dogs when provoked. The typical pet Doberman attacks only if it believes that it, its property, or its family are in danger.

Weight: 65-90 lbs.
Origin: Germany

5. Alaskan Malamutes

These dogs are very energetic and active. If they are bored, they can become destructive. That's why this dog needs lots of exercise to be happy.

Weight: 75-100 lbs.
Origin: Nordic

4. Huskies

Very energetic and intelligent dogs. Not considered a good guard dog because of its personality characteristics and gentle temperament. A 2000 study of dog bites resulting in human fatalities in the U.S. found fifteen such fatalities (6% of the total) were caused by "husky-type" dogs between 1979 and 1997.

Weight: 44-66 lbs.
Origin: Alaska

3. German Shepherds

These dogs are intelligent and very alert. They are highly used by local authorities such as the police K-9 unit. German shepherds are known to be fearless and confident dogs.

Weight: 70-100 lbs.
Origin: Germany

2. Rottweilers

Rottweilers are known to be very aggressive dogs because of their keen territorial instincts. That's why they make great guard dogs.

Weight: 100-130 lbs.
Origin: Germany

1. Pit Bulls

A pit bull is a fearless dog that will take on any opponent. They will lock their jaws onto the prey until it's dead. Pit bulls have a reputation of mauling people to death and they are highly sought for dog fighting.

Weight: 55-65 lbs.
Origin: United States

Dogs most often make wonderful pets, however in certain circumstances, any type of dog can be dangerous. Even friendly dogs, can inflict great harm in the wrong circumstance.

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6 years 2 weeks ago, 4:45 AM

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I also wanted to mention that Cocker Spaniels, especially males, can be very dangerous. They have what vets classify as "cocker rage". They tend to be very territorial toward their owners or just territorial about certain things where they live. My Grandma has one and you can pet him and stop and then pet him the exact same way and he will growl and bare his teeth at you. He has bitten my Grandma several times and is just awful. When we are over there, I send him outside, but I have to lure him outside with a treat or something because he threatens to bite me if I come near him.

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1. A pitbull is not a breed
2. They can't lock their jaws

Then I stopped reading this B*llsh*t. MANY times it's Human failure that leads to bites, ignorance...
The fun thing however is, we always blame the dogs. Look at the humans that don't understand the dogs "language"...
And if a Chihuahua bites someone, nobody cares cause the damage is limited. If any of the above breeds bite, you might miss some fingers...

6 years 2 weeks ago, 4:05 PM

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It is great that so many people are defending these so called "dangerous dogs," but I'm afraid that some may be missing the point. One needs to take into account not only the natural personality and strength of the dog, but also the ability of the owner to control the dog and how popular the dogs are. I would say some of these dogs absolutely have bad reputations because of owners irresponsibilty and ignorance. However it is what it is and the truth is that most of these dogs have AKC set reputations for being highly reactive, protection, powerful, tenacious, and therefore "more dangerous" than the average Golden Retriever, Labrador, or Poodle. It sounds like some people have taken this article way to personally. I personally trust the opinion of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the CDC, and the Humane Society of the United States rather than a random person who has a great pit bull who is super gentle with thier 2 year old child. Good for you. Generally most dogs, even if they are in the "top ten" are great dogs but EVERY dog has thier breaking point it just so happens that the breaking points of these dogs come a little quicker.

5 years 51 weeks ago, 12:46 AM

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No hun I think your are missing the point. If you read the link someone posted above there is no basis for this. The Humane Society of the United States is not the "Parent" company for all of the Humane Societies around the United States they are not even affiliated with any of them they are an animal rights orginazation period. The CDC and the AVMA does not have statics on the breed of the dogs that have bitten. Most of the dog bites come from mixed breeds not pure bred dogs. This is an attempt by the Humane Society of the United States to get their agenda out there. The malamute is number 5 but no where when they talk about the dog do they talk about aggression they say the dog gets bored easily and can become destructive not aggressive. The other article that the link was posted in a response up above well the total number of dog bites since 1994 have been a total of 202 comparitively speaking that is not much compared to the number of lives taken via murders or accidents Plus none of these take into consideration what happened or why. Was the dog provoked was the owner in the process of being attacked? You also have to take this into consideration.

The article above neglected to say the CDC has this posted on their website
A CDC study on fatal dog bites lists the breeds involved in fatal attacks over 20 years (Breeds of dogs involved in fatal human attacks in the United States between 1979 and 1998). It does not identify specific breeds that are most likely to bite or kill, and thus is not appropriate for policy-making decisions related to the topic. And "There is currently no accurate way to identify the number of dogs of a particular breed, and consequently no measure to determine which breeds are more likely to bite or kill." Since the source for their statistics was news reports (see “Media Bias”) and data supplied by an animal rights organization with a frightening political agenda the study is all but useless.

So that is something to think about even the CDC disclaims any connection to naming breeds as one being more dangerous than the other

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this is the most bull**** i have ever heard. First of all, IT ALL DEPENDS ON THE OWNER. for example, pitbulls are one of the most loyal dogs out there. WHATEVER ITS OWNER SAYS TO DO, IT WILL DO. Because it wants to please its owner. IF THE OWNER SAYS FIGHT, IT WILL FIGHT. and thats why they have a bad rep, bc of the IRRESPONSIBLE OWNER. also, pitbulls and other large dogs like these can also do more damage, those little annoying f****** barking things that weigh about 10 pounds bite and nip ALOT more but dont do damage so noone cares. OH and that b******* about pitbulls locking there jaws, is competly false and i would like to see the research on that, what a ACCURATE website this is!

6 years 5 days ago, 10:03 PM

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I disagree with this list. I have heard that the dalmation is one of the meanest dogs out there. My friends own a pitt bull and she is the biggest baby i've ever seen. I have owned a chow chow and he was very protective of me and hated men! He hated other dogs as well and would attack for no reason at all. But when it came to me or my mom or even my cat, he was the most lovable dog I have ever owned. I think he hated men because the man that we bought him from kicked him in the but a lot so if you came up behind him he would get very frightened and growl at you no matter who you were. We ended up having to give him back to the people we bought him from because my mom and I moved in with her new boyfriend. I also know someone who owns a rottweiler and he is a nice dog but will attack if he feels threatened or sees a cat. I think there are naturally aggressive dogs but most of them are nice with there owners.

6 years 1 day ago, 4:18 PM

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first their facts are way off. and i'd (like others who have said the same) would like to see reputable resources. As a former vet assistant and current (for last 11yrs) dog trainer and behavior modification specialist I can tell you for a fact I have always had more small dogs with aggressive issues and behavior problems than big dogs (because the owners allow it!). It comes down to (in 90% of the cases) owners not knowing how to be the leader of their pack. and they need to get their facts straight on Rotts! They were bred originally for HERDING not guarding. they were later TRAINED to guard. and you can see their herding instinct by how they will try to herd children and people into corners when playing chase (bad game to play but people still do it-lol)
also i have an interesting article with GREAT FACTUAL sources for everyone to read http://www.thedogpress.com/Columns/Jade/07_Dog.Bite.Stats_09.htm
it shows the truth about bad breeds and bites.
i totally agree with the ones who have said that people should be punished with someone gets bitten (large or small dog) it's the owners who need to be responsible enough to raise and train their dogs right!

6 years 12 hours ago, 3:13 AM

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Everyone cool it! Do you think if you argue with everyone on here that they will suddenly drop their opinion and believe you? If you do; you are as stupid as your dog is.

6 years 5 hours ago, 9:53 AM

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Actually what us owners of these wonderful dogs were trying to do was to give people knowledge. There is only one word I would use to describe those who agree with BSL and that would be ignorant. Now let me ask you this what do you think is more stupid, trying to defend your dog, and at the same time teaching people about how wonderful they are if socialized, or being stupid enough to believe that only certain breeds of dogs are capable of biting, and doing harm to a person, or being stupid and ignorant enough to put a dog to death because of there breed while at the same time not taking into account there temperment.
THERE ARE NO BAD DOGS ONLY BAD OWNERS!
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5 years 51 weeks ago, 2:33 AM

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Well my dog has been attacked by the same Shar Pei twice now, and he got me once too. So clearly, any kind of dog can be dangerous. My grandmother had to put down a lhaso apso because he bit her several times. It's just that pit bulls (American, Staffordshire, etc.) attack more often than the others. I have seen sweet pit bulls, silly dobermans, submissive rotts, but every dog is different. What it comes down to is responsibility. Don't breed a dangerous dog, don't let a dangerous dog loose on a populace, and don't ever think it can't happen to you.

5 years 50 weeks ago, 6:13 PM

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FINALLY someone with a brain. its not that someones sweet pit bull is definately a vicious dog, its that pit bulls are known for being agressive, its their instinct.

5 years 51 weeks ago, 3:12 AM

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Dachsunds have the highest bite ratio then any other dog.
Most of the accounts accusing "Pit Bulls" in attacking people are not even pit bulls...idiots

5 years 51 weeks ago, 12:55 PM

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can i just say that well...
1. All the dobermans that i have meet have been more then friendly
2. they come from GERMANY.
3. pittbulls DONT lock their jaws either they are just very strong and hard to open.

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again, dont lock their jaws? ok, not literally LOCK their jaws, but thats what its called when something takes hold of an object, and it less that willing to let go. so smart!!

5 years 51 weeks ago, 3:31 AM

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All of you sound like idiots. This article, which is not the best written article is written by the admin of this website based on his or her research. All of you sound like idiots! Here is a message to all of you below:

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5 years 51 weeks ago, 6:28 PM

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You know when someone posts a comment like this I have nothing to say but wow, you must have a pretty High IQ.(I'M lying I'm trying to be sarcastic but I know that you might not understand... )
Does it give you a sense of accomplishment to put others down? Or are you one of them people who have to make others look bad so you can look good?

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you are no better than the people that thought of this list of dogs ,exept they are not that low to take the piss out of disabled people.you are scum simple as.

5 years 33 weeks ago, 3:29 PM

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Why post that?! That's very mature! (NOT) You know that someone who has a problem would read that and um well I would pull tHAT DOWN! And it's not funny. Somepeople are in the specail olimpics. That's not kind and you do have a very low IQ if you think you can post that and get away with it or think that no one is gonna repley that and be mad about.

5 years 51 weeks ago, 11:37 PM

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Um, I own 2 pit bulls, and I actually know about breed. They don't lock there jaws. When a pit bull gets a hold of something it likes, it doesn't want to let go. They are just stubborn and bull headed. When you want to accuse a dog breed for something you know nothing about, that makes you a sick person. I love my pit bulls. They are the sweetest dogs I have ever been around. They have no human, cat, or dog aggression. It's called being a smart and good owner. I also own a Rotti mox. She's an even bigger baby. I work at a vet cinic, and the #1 dog breeds that we all have to worry aboy biting us, are chihuahuas, poodles, jack russles and cocker spanie;s. Why aren't those on your list?

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Statistically pit bulls are the most dangerous breed. thats not to say that YOUR pit bulls are, but in general they are more dangerous. i recently read a chart spanning from 1983 to 2006. In that chart it listed a large number of dog breeds and the total number of attacks from that breed on humans. the highest number was ofcourse for the pit bulls, over 1000 different attacks on record, half of which were fatal. its not the likely hood of biting us that is taken in to consideration, its the likely hood that a dog will KILL someone. I have jackrussels, and believe me, one of them sure will bite, and hard at that. but i'm pretty sure a 15 lb dog isnt gonna chew my throat out, because i can easily over power him. so before you criticize the facts, maybe you need to read up a little more. there's nothing you can do or say that will change the fact that pit bulls are naturally dangerous dogs. it only takes one outburst from any big animal for it to be one too many.

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And another thing, if it isnt called locking their jaw, then what is it called when something grabs hold of an object and doesnt want to let go? suppose you lock hands with someone, that doesnt mean you literally lock your joints so they will never come apart now does it? its is simply a descriptive term, not to be taken literally.

5 years 48 weeks ago, 3:39 AM

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this site should be shut down because they have not got a clue

5 years 47 weeks ago, 3:32 AM

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You are right. They are for the most part great dogs this is on here and it's not even anatomically correct, and doesn't match with the current data, it's just adding fuel to a stupid myth that pit bulls are all bad,with the rest what good comes of this= nothing.. What bad comes of the list = lots of great Pit bulls/ mixes and all the others get passed up for adoption.

5 years 49 weeks ago, 10:40 PM

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Wow... where to start... First off where did you gather information for compiling this list? I mean there are actual scientifically backed studies on dog aggression, and none of these dogs are in the top 15... did you just up and decide to spread lies about dog aggression on the internet based on your own personal opinions?

You should really think about doing research on a subject before making a list and stating it as facts... you have no proof to back up anything here. plus all the false information about the breeds. "Pitbull" is not a breed. I like how you used an obviously sterotypical picture of a purpose bred "pitbull" to show how mean and aggressive they look. How many normal pictures did you pass over before deciding on that one?

What you are doing is fueling the fire on breedspecific bans, seing that the humane society is in on this i can see why "pitbull" is listed number one.

Why is the Boxer on this list? because they have a stern face? have you ever been around any boxers at all? easily the sweetest most boisterous breed to be around, they seem to want to make you happy, like its their only purpose in life.

This list is dangerous propaganda, potential owners and uneducated people looking for knowledge on dog aggression will make decisions based on information they find on the internet and will see all dogs on this list as "most dangerous dog" as you put on the title of this post.

Seriously consider doing more research and revising this list, maybe actually look into what a "pitbull" is, propaganda like this generalizes and groups several breeds into one. why don't you just say "terriers" number one most aggressive dog. It would be the same thing.

Upon analyzing this list further it is obvious you do not like "pitbulls" in that the description of the dog is completly negative and slanted to make the breed sounds horrible and a born killer. this kind of biased description really shows where you stand on this subject. maybe you could put "a biased list" in the title to let people know that this list is complete rubbish? You try to describe the other dogs in an almost positive manner but completly attack the "pitbull" why is that? Why does this breed not get the same treatment from you? you further fuel the myth that "pitbulls" have locking jaws, the purpose of which is death.

This list could actually be seen as legitimate, however your obviously ngative and combative remarks against "pitbulls" discredits any truth there maybe in this list. A nuetral approach would have been more effective.

5 years 49 weeks ago, 5:44 AM

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Someone who can't spell the word 'stupid' should not be calling other people stupid, first off. Secondly, we need to stop trying to control everything in the world. We slaughter cattle and eat them, we shoot deer, and eat them. Survival of the fittest right? If a dog is starved, they are going to find food, and I'm sure they are fairly smart and are going to attack something they think they can over power, they are hungry they want to eat. Pretty simple. O.K. getting off topic a bit. Why don't we take a look at whats really going on. People take care of your pets, do onto them as you would want someone to do onto you. Don't miss treat them! People who do things like that are creating ticking time bombs, no matter what the breed. People who abuse dogs are no better then the people who abuse children. An abused child may grow up and snap and start shooting people. Some may not. Does that mean that if the numbers of abused children who snap and do horrible things are large enough we should ban them from living in cities all over the world too? I've been chased down the street on my bike by a big dog, I've seen a pitbull cower at the growls of a Chihuahua, I've seen a poodle run out of a house and sink its teeth into the rump of a golden lab being walked peacefully down the street. Come on people, just because president bush says dumb things doesn't mean all or most people of the same decent are going to be the same. And please someone show me the genealogical proof that a just because its a pitbull, its going to turn on me and bite my face off. Respect the balance of nature, life, and death.

5 years 49 weeks ago, 6:49 PM

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listen, just because your dog is good, dont mean they'r calling it bad. honestly, what i think is, dont blame the breed, where it came from, or all the charts and data you see, but blame the SORRY, HEARTLESS owner that made the dog that way out of hatrid and ignorance!!!!

5 years 49 weeks ago, 1:30 AM

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Is this based on the damage they can do? I would understand that. But not the most vicious. The tiny little minpin I see when I visit my friend bites me at least 6 times a visit. It does no harm so I just think of it as a brat. If my Boxers did that I would be sued and living in a cardboard box.

5 years 48 weeks ago, 4:01 AM

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malamutes cant be put on here just because they like to chew furniture and most things they can get there teeth into .they are very friendly dogs have you ever heard of a malamute attacking someone,me neither this site is full of sh*t get you facts straight as for dalmation being least dangerous at number 10 i would rather have any of the other breeds than a dalmation .any dog can be dangerous its all to do with how its brought up and how its treated .i have a malamute ,2 staffordshire bull terriors and a border terrior they all live together like they were ment to be together i also have 3 children who the dogs love to play with all the time,as for lock jaw in pitbulls there is no such thing its just they have very powerfull and muscular jaws just like the staffordshire bull terrior ,if you got a rottweiler and a pitbull to bite down on a bite meter the rottweiler would have more bite power ,but its not said they have lock jaw .look on youtube if you dont belive me ,type in bite force competition,

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Just checked this out out of curiosity. I am pretty disappointed. To list APBT as #1 on the "Most Dangerous Breeds" list is so cliche. These dogs, and, by association, their owners, are constantly given the crap end of the stick. I am not an expert by any means, as I have only worked as a vet tech, a groomer, and have owned dogs of various breeds; from German Sheperds, Jack Russell Terriers (oh... I mean, Parson's Terrier), Dobies, Pit Bulls, to Australian Sheperds, Cocker Spaniels, Mastiffs... gee... perhaps I have a decent idea about dogs afterall! Silly me! But, admittedly, no expert.
So, I have a 90 lbs American Pit Bull Terrier and he is the very best, most consistent animal I have ever had the pleasure of owning. And as I have spent a lot of time around dogs in my various occupations over the years, I know that he is not unusual for a dog of this breed. Sure, he has been raised well and has been socialized very well. He resides in my home (not chained in my back yard), goes for walks with all of the neighborhood kids, plays with my 3 year-old son so gently, and anyone can take anything away from him (including our son removing a lovingly offered, though not with permission, piece of steak from his mouth). My mom was very hesitant when we first adopted Rosco 5 years ago, but has since completely changed her tune. She has become quite the defender and understands the frustration we feel as being labeled owners of a dangerous dog.
So... having said that... please research your "facts" before you publish some article as a researched document online. You feed this hatred, this prejudice against this breed (as well as others listed on this post that are, in my opinion, sorely misrepresented here). Pits, as most dog experts would agree, make wonderful pets. Sure, they are strong. And, if they bite, they can inflict serious damage. What it boils down to is that some people shouldn't have dogs. Period! (And some people shouldn't have kids... but that is a topic for a different blog)

5 years 48 weeks ago, 6:18 PM

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wow i agree with the last entry...i have owned 2 pure blooded "apbt" now i only have my 3 month old puppy and an amstaff who is 7 nad half months old and i have no problem saying i am more careful around black labs, golden retrievers, and other such dogs than i am around "pits" or the common "bully" breeds. ive been personally attacked by 3 dogs....none were pitbulls or dogs closely related to pitbulls my late pitbull ozzy actually defended me when we were walking from a rottweiler. my amstaff is the biggest cuddliest pillow of a dog you could ever come across and he loves people...not for dinner either. im sad that the dalmation isnt ranked higher than number 10 as well. and if your going for the most dangerous i would assume that a cane corso or dogo argentino would at least make the list along with the presa. ive been around "dangerous" dog breeds my whole life and have been bitten by more chahuahuahs and russel terriers and small "cute" breeds than any of those on the list so please stop giving pitbulls a bad name and stop compiling Apbts, AmStaffs, Staffies, and american bulldog terriers all under the term "pitbull" they are not all the same and do not deserve the negative attention as if they are

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dont you just hate it when people open there mouth when they havent got a clue .it really bugs me ,the people that done this list have no idea at all they probably all chahuahuah owners and just think all other breeds bigger than chahuahuahs are devil dogs well they dont know sh*t

5 years 47 weeks ago, 3:17 AM

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Everyone is entitled to their belief or opinion. At the same time my personal experience when I worked with dogs, rescued, fostered, and adopted different breeds over the years, as well as what I have read and seen don't line up with this list. Any dog can be a vicious dog, any dog can be a loving good dog with training, love , and most important but rarely done, WALK YOUR DOG - socializing your dog every day it keeps them mentally balanced and it's good for you as well. Yes Dalmations are high energy, and have special needs but I have loved them, Rotties can be as gentle as you can find if socialized. Boxers I am surpised made the list at all, I rescued a pit bull, as an adult, he was mistreated beyond belief, he was walked, loved, socialized and within a week he was well mannered, eating again, and becoming healthy he lived on with us for 7 yrs was sweet to out chihuahua. Pits are made mean by being tied up and abused, they can be saved and rehabilitated,
I've read Huskies and Alaskan Malamutes are better with other dogs. To list these 10 is irresponsible. Each one is different and yes Chows and some others can be aggressive, any dog can if not socialized and worked with. Walking / training all dogs with positive reinforcement works magic. I don't know much about the Presa Canario. Thanks

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My frustration with this list is people see it then they go to a shelter or pound and here all these dogs are scared, uncomfortable with all the others around them understandably nervous all the noise and barking, people see a perfectly sweet dog who happens to be on this stupid list, and that dog gets passed by and doesn't get a home is euthanized < hopefully not gas > or goes insane waiting out there days in a no kill shelter.

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Me being a breeder of pitbull's for years and years i am steady getting into talks with people about how evil and horrible pitbull's are. I can not sit here and tell you that i have never seen one of my dogs get into a scuffle with another dog. Its gonna happen and will happen with any breed of dog. Each dog has its own personality and hey if it does'nt like another dog for some resone then just keep them apart. We humans dont like everyone we come into contact with either. Some personalities just clash. It all boils down to the owner of the dog. Well its kinda like if people don't take care of there kids and the kids act out and do bad things then its typically the parents not taking good care of them.

Really to say a certain breed is horrible and to create a list of this nature is just wrong and gives people the wrong idea. Its kinda like saying a certain race is just destined to be drug dealers, pimps and murders.....Bullshit.....And then you have people that have had" a bad experience " with a certain breed, well don't let one bad apple spoil the whole barrel.....To those people, if a certain race beat your ass does that mean all people of that race are bad......
In closing, ya Pitbull's have been used for fighting and i believe it is a horrible thing. I personally screen all people that are gonna get my dogs and spend allot of time with them just to make sure there are gonna take the best care possible of that dog. I know that this is just my opinion but i hope people wont be so close minded.

P.s. The reason you see pitbull attacks in the paper or on the news is just that...It makes good news.....

5 years 44 weeks ago, 5:08 AM

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this list is crap with bullshit facts. pit bulls CANNOT lock there jaw. their jaws are no different than any other dogs jaws except maybe a little bigger, they just have more will power and determination than other dogs and they are able to tolerate more pain than most dogs.

5 years 44 weeks ago, 1:36 AM

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Pitbulls are NOT the breed that has the most dog attacks, nor can its jaws lock, nor do they even have the strongest bite

Whoever wrote this is a complete and utter idiot

Oh and people saying pitbulls were bred to be aggressive- heres the truth

They were bred to be DOG AGGRESSIVE, human aggression and dog aggression have NO links to one another(its proven btw...), they were also one of the VERY FEW breeds bred to be NON HUMAN AGGRESSIVE, back in the old days when they were being bred for fighting(less than 15% of all pits are bred for fighting now...), the other handler had to wash YOUR dog and you washed HIS dog, to make sure he didnt put poison or anything on the dog, and you had to stay in the ring and handle the dogs during the actual fight, and they ref was in the ring too, if ANY dog bit a human, they were KILLED and NEVER bred

Again, they were SPECIFICALLY to be dog aggressive but NOT!!! human aggressive, therefore, they were not bred to be aggressive, any idiot who says that obviously has never researched the breed

5 years 43 weeks ago, 2:35 PM

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And where is the turkish Kangal ? The Kangal could kill a pitbull whenever it wants. This list isn't correct

5 years 42 weeks ago, 1:57 AM

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Actualy I have 3 pit bulls and they ARE NOT MEAN. So all you peolpe who think that a pit bull would bite the crap out of you, YOU ARE WRONG! IT MAKES ME SO MAD WHEN PEOPLE SAY THAT THESE DOGS CAN KILL YOU. THEY WONT THEY WILL LOVE YOU IF YOU LOVE THEM BACK

5 years 41 weeks ago, 12:11 AM

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First of all I would like to say that this website is false...The information in incorrect. It has been medically proven that it is IMPOSSIBLE for any dog, even a "pit bull" ,to "lock" its jaws just not possible.. and another thing "pit bull" isnt even the name of the breed its pretty much ignorant and racist..I think this website and its visitors should do a LITTLE more research before writing all this tabloid quality information!!!!..also there are quite a few dogs that have worse tempers than the #1 on this so called list..good day tards

5 years 39 weeks ago, 7:06 PM

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Yes thats why Pit bulls regularly score better on temperament tests then beagles. Do some research, pit bull type dogs were bred to be extremely friendly towards humans. When they were bred for fighting they had to be regularly handled and any dog that showed any aggression to people was usually killed and certainly not bred. This entire list needs a lot more research. how do you even classify a dangerous dog in this list? Dog aggression? Human aggression? Breed purpose? Size? Temperament?

All together I wouldn't say that this list is very correct and I wouldn't suggest anyone take it too seriously. And I personally have a little yorkie mix who regularly snaps at my pitbull-dobi mix.

5 years 39 weeks ago, 7:08 PM

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means this list is made from bad info and is totally useless. because Pit bulls jaws are no different then any other dogs, they just have a lot of determination and muscle behind their bite. plenty of dogs have a stronger bite pressure. locking jaws is a myth. Doesn't exist. Whoever added that into this list is an idiot.

5 years 37 weeks ago, 7:54 AM

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The article says that Pitbulls will lock their jaw on their prey. It doesn't say that their jaw literally mechanically locks. Pitbulls will lock their teeth down willingly on an animal or person. They are bred to be fighting dogs. This list has excellent info and it's true. Read the newspapers and stop misleading people.

5 years 34 weeks ago, 10:31 PM

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I disargree with you completly sharonross. This info is nor true or informing. Pitbull cannot lock their jaws and they are breed to fight DOGS NOT PEOPLE! And this list inacurate and wrong. JUST GIVE IT UP! THEIR ARE MORE PEOPLE THAT ARE ON THE PIBULLS SIDE SO STOP GIVING THEM A BAD NAME!!!!!!! sharonross, mabe you should do more reashearch.

5 years 18 weeks ago, 9:36 PM

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Locking WOULD mean LOCKING now wouldnt it?
"The article says that Pitbulls will lock their jaw on their prey. It doesn't say that their jaw literally mechanically locks."

Pitbulls will lock their jaws on prey.... but they dont lock? Hmmm your making a lot of sense.

5 years 39 weeks ago, 10:40 PM

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I do agree with the Pit Bulls being the most dangerous. But as most of us know, dogs just need to be raised right and given love and care like a give my dog who is by the way, a Labrador Retriever. But I bet you knew that.

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5 years 39 weeks ago, 3:21 AM

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a great assortment of breed stereotypes.

5 years 37 weeks ago, 11:26 PM

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I am with Penguin here. Look into my Lilly's eyes and you will see nothing but love in them. The only thing agressive about her may be the tip of her tail, which she may beat you to death with. So watch the breakables!!!!!

Untill next time.....Buck
5 years 37 weeks ago, 9:07 PM

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It matters on how the owner raises the dog.

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5 years 37 weeks ago, 7:51 AM

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This is SO true! The only ones who say it's wrong are those who own one of these breeds. They refuse to face the facts.
Then one day when their pitbull or german shepherd or whatever attacks and kills or seriously injures someone they say they had no idea. What a joke!
It is true Pitbulls are the worst. It doesn't take much effort to find numerous articles on the Net and in the news about a pitbull attacking someone unprovoked. They should all be put down.

5 years 34 weeks ago, 8:30 AM

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you should be put down for your ignorance

DONT BLAME THE BREED BECAUSE THE OWNERS ARE NIEVE

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